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Senior Research Seminar: Plato’s Hippias Major

Seminars will be at 16:30 to 18:30 every Thursday throughout Michaelmas and Lent in room 1.11. Meetings will begin at 18:05 and end at 20:00 when the Philological Society Meets (25 October, 15 November, 29 November).

  • 11 October
  • 18 October
  • 25 October
  • 1 November
  • 8 November
  • 15 November
  • 22 November
  • 29 November

We will be reading Plato Hippias Major. Please bring along a text. A division of the text will be circulated at the first meeting and we will ask for volunteers to lead each session.

Everyone interested in the Sophist is welcome.  Although this is the 'senior research seminar', the B Caucus positively encourages young people, people from other caucuses and indeed philosophical people with no affiliation with the B Caucus to attend.

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THE B CLUB

 

Meets in room 1.11, Faculty of Classics, at 17:00; tea available outside 1.11 from 16:30

           

22 October    

Dr Andrea Capra (Durham University)

Socrates in Plato’s Academy: words and images.

 

5 November  

Professor Marta Jimenez (Emory University)

Plato's Mixed Feelings about Empeiria.

 

19 November

Dr Anders Dahl Sørensen (Durham University)

The Anonymus Iamblichi on Athenian Democracy.

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Other events of interest:


THE PHILOLOGICAL SOCIETY

 

25 October, Room G.21, Faculty of Classics, 16:30; tea and cakes from 16:00.

 

Professor Richard Janko, ‘A freethinker on the mysteries: philology, philosophy and religion in the Derveni papyrus

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